Geisinger | Activate Over The Counter Card | OTC Activation

Welcome to the assistance page for:

Contact Numbers:

For any questions call: the Member Services Phone Number located on the back of your card or 1-888-682-2400

For General Customer Service Member Questions call: 1-800-498-9731, TTY: 711

If you have any questions about your Geisinger Gold OTC Card, contact Member Services at 800-988- 4861, TTY 711, for specific instructions on using this benefit.

History of the company:

This company was founded in 1915 in Pennsylvania by Abigail Geisinger. Since 1985, the Geisinger Health Plan has been assisting people by providing high-quality, affordable healthcare benefits. They are located at: 100 North Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822. They provide services such as:

  • hospitals
  • primary care and specialists
  • trauma centers
  • insurance
  • medical education and research

Need Medicare or Health Insurance?

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Final company statement:

In 2010, the OTCNetwork was founded. They work with the best Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial health plan providers to provide easier consumer access to eligible items using its reloadable prepaid cards. Their mission is to have their OTC cards accepted with as many as possible retail locations across the United States that sell over-the-counter medications.

Where can I use my Geisinger OTC Card?

Members of Geisinger Gold Classic 360 Rx, Secure Rx, Preferred 360 Rx, and Preferred Enhanced Rx include over-the-counter benefits. Members can use their OTC benefit card at participating retail locations, online or over the phone.

An OTC card will be mailed to your home once you enroll in an eligible plan. You can use this card like a regular credit or debit card for approved OTC items at a participating location. At the beginning of each month, Geisinger will apply a set  amount / balance for you to use on approved OTC items.

Use Your OTC Member Benefit

What can I buy with Geisinger OTC Card?
Over the Counter Benefit:

With this program, eligible Medicare plan members the flexibility in selecting a pharmacy or retailer from whom they can purchase their OTC products from.

Over-the-counter drugs are safe and effective when you follow the directions on the label and as directed by your health care professional. These medicines can be purchased without a prescription and are usually used for the treatment of minor health problems.

How to get an OTC card:

If you’re a member of a plan with an over-the-counter (OTC) benefit, you will be mailed an Geisinger OTC card. This card can be used like a regular credit or debit card. There will be a pre-funded / pre-loaded quarterly allowance upon enrollment. Items that may be available with this allowance are:

  • Acid Controllers
  • Adult Cough, Cold & Flu Medication
  • Adult Pain Relief Products
  • Bandages / Band Aids
  • Cough Drops / Sore Throat Items
  • Contact Lens Care Items
  • Diabetes Care Accessories
  • Eye, Ear, Lip, Foot Bathing and Oral Care Products
  • First Aid Items
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Much more!
Online Access

Today, they offer eligible OTC Card Members access to a free and secure online card management tool. The online portal allows patients to perform the following tasks:

  • Verify the card balance.
  • Check the transaction history.
  • View all the participating retailers.
  • Verify exactly which items are eligible by scanning the barcode when using the mobile app. Or use search by product category, manufacturer, and product name by accessing or login in to an online account. (See below for steps on how to access an account.)
For more information visit:

https://www.geisinger.org/-/media/OneGeisinger/Files/PDFs/Geisinger-Gold/Member-Newsletters/Geisinger-Gold-Member-Update_Winter2016.pdf?la=en&hash=EA24C613E7054C0B7EB3252EC86468168EC0662E OR https://www.geisinger.org/-/media/member%20portal/pdfs/member%20update%20newsletters/spring%202016/geisinger%20gold%20member%20update_spring2016

NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify the details and obtain more information.


Choose one of the following ways to activate your Geisinger Gold / Secure Rx Over The Counter / OTC Card:

  • Call the Card Services Department at: 1-800-498-9731.
  • Visit a participating pharmacy or retailer such as:
    • Rite Aid
    • Walgreens (Please note: Walgreens is not a part of Geisinger Gold’s Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D) pharmacy network. Therefore, any prescriptions filled at Walgreen’s will not be covered by your benefit. Only OTC items will be covered.)
    • Walmart
    • Dollar General
    • Family Dollar
    • CVS/Pharmacy
    • Go to your online account for a complete list of locations. You will not need a prescription. You do not have to visit the pharmacy window. Just take your items to the front checkout lanes. When you are checking out, swipe the card for payment. All of the approved items will automatically be deducted from your card balance up to the allowable amount. Any remaining balance will be listed at the bottom of your receipt and can be used up until the next benefit period starts. 
Can I shop online with OTC card?

Yes, view the steps provided below.

Activate the card online.
  • Below is a step by step guide.

What you will need to have on hand to activate a card online:

  • Have Your Medicare Member Plan ID card number
  • Your OTC card number found on the front of the card
  • The Date of Birth of the eligible member

Follow these easy steps below need to access the if you are a NEW MEMBER who needs to activate their card online:

Sign In / Register / Enroll to your Geisinger OTC / Over The Counter Online Account

Follow the easy steps below to create a new account:

  1. Visit this link on your device or go to: https://geisinger.nationsotc.com/login or NationsOTC.com/geisinger
  2. Type in your Member Benefit Card Number in the field provided.
  3. Click on the “Login” button.
  4. Continue to move forward and provide all the required information to create your new account.

If your registration has been completed successfully, you will be forwarded to your account details. Then you can manage or review your account details.

Follow these easy steps below if you need to access a current account:

  1. Visit this link on your device or go to: NationsOTC.com/geisinger
  2. Type in your Member Benefit Card Number in the field provided.
  3. Click on the “Login” button.
  4. Manage your online account.

 

NOTE BEFORE ACTIVATION:

Be sure to only activate your card on the effective date / start date of your plan. If you activate it any sooner, it may be activated under your previous plan.

TIP:

Unused balances will automatically expire at the end of each benefit period or upon disenrollment from the plan so be sure to use the full amount before the period ends. Again, any allowance money left on the card at the end of each quarter will expire. It does not carry over to the next quarter.

  1. Visit this link on your preferred device.
  2. Type in your 16 or 19 digit card number into the field provided.
  3. Click on the “Go” button.
  4. Continue to move forward and provide all the required information to complete the activation.

What to find out what is all covered / eligible?

  1. Visit this link on your preferred internet browser.
  2. Once you are inside the member-specific area, click on “Product” in the upper blue bar. It will bring up the Eligible Products searchable list. 
  3. From the “Retailers” drop down menu on the right, choose the store where you want to search (either Walgreens, Walmart or Rite Aid).

NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify the details and obtain more information.

What can I buy with nations OTC card?

You can order over the counter health and wellness products with home delivery at no cost. Access hundreds of brand names and generic health and wellness items.

Items like:
  • Acid controllers, liquids and tablets
  • Adult aspirin and pain relief
  • Allergy, sinus & combination liquids and tablets
  • Supplements, herbals and botanicals (e.g., echinacea, ginseng)
  • Cough, cold & flu liquids and tablets
  • Denture/dental care: floss, toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Digestive aids (probiotics and prebiotics)
  • Ear drops and eye wash
  • Foot care: corn/callus/bunion pads and removers, antifungal powder/cream/liquid/spray
  • Handheld shower head, shower bars and handles
  • Heart health & essential fatty acids (e.g., fish oil, flax, GLA)
  • Laxatives: stool softeners and fiber supplements
  • Mobility safety: stair rails and stair treads
  • Somoking deterrents
  • Vaporizers and humidifiers
  • Vitamins and minerals

You Can Also Download the Free App Today:

Reasons you should download and use the app:

  • Find and locate participating retailers.
  • Check on your card balance.
  • View and verify which items are eligible.
  • View discounts available by scanning the barcode with the app.
NOTE:

Log in using the same website login ID and password. If you are not yet signed up, click “Sign Up” on your mobile device to begin the process.

Geisinger Over-the-Counter (OTC) Catalog Download:

Geisinger Over-the-Counter (OTC) Video Summary:

 

Welcome to the assistance page for:

Contact Numbers:

For any questions call: the Member Services Phone Number located on the back of your card or 1-888-682-2400

For General Customer Service Member Questions call: 1-800-498-9731, TTY: 711

If you have any questions about your Geisinger Gold OTC Card, contact Member Services at 800-988- 4861, TTY 711, for specific instructions on using this benefit.

Need Medicare or Health Insurance?

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: HealthManagementCorp (HMC). You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the Unsubscribe link, found at the bottom of every email. By using this form, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

History of the company:

This company was founded in 1915 in Pennsylvania by Abigail Geisinger. Since 1985, the Geisinger Health Plan has been assisting people by providing high-quality, affordable healthcare benefits. They are located at: 100 North Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822. They provide services such as:

  • hospitals
  • primary care and specialists
  • trauma centers
  • insurance
  • medical education and research
Final company statement:

In 2010, the OTCNetwork was founded. They work with the best Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial health plan providers to provide easier consumer access to eligible items using its reloadable prepaid cards. Their mission is to have their OTC cards accepted with as many as possible retail locations across the United States that sell over-the-counter medications.

Where can I use my Geisinger OTC Card?

Members of Geisinger Gold Classic 360 Rx, Secure Rx, Preferred 360 Rx, and Preferred Enhanced Rx include over-the-counter benefits. Members can use their OTC benefit card at participating retail locations, online or over the phone.

An OTC card will be mailed to your home once you enroll in an eligible plan. You can use this card like a regular credit or debit card for approved OTC items at a participating location. At the beginning of each month, Geisinger will apply a set  amount / balance for you to use on approved OTC items.

Use Your OTC Member Benefit

What can I buy with Geisinger OTC Card?
Over the Counter Benefit:

With this program, eligible Medicare plan members the flexibility in selecting a pharmacy or retailer from whom they can purchase their OTC products from.

Over-the-counter drugs are safe and effective when you follow the directions on the label and as directed by your health care professional. These medicines can be purchased without a prescription and are usually used for the treatment of minor health problems.

How to get an OTC card:

If you’re a member of a plan with an over-the-counter (OTC) benefit, you will be mailed an Geisinger OTC card. This card can be used like a regular credit or debit card. There will be a pre-funded / pre-loaded quarterly allowance upon enrollment. Items that may be available with this allowance are:

  • Acid Controllers
  • Adult Cough, Cold & Flu Medication
  • Adult Pain Relief Products
  • Bandages / Band Aids
  • Cough Drops / Sore Throat Items
  • Contact Lens Care Items
  • Diabetes Care Accessories
  • Eye, Ear, Lip, Foot Bathing and Oral Care Products
  • First Aid Items
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Much more!
Online Access

Today, they offer eligible OTC Card Members access to a free and secure online card management tool. The online portal allows patients to perform the following tasks:

  • Verify the card balance.
  • Check the transaction history.
  • View all the participating retailers.
  • Verify exactly which items are eligible by scanning the barcode when using the mobile app. Or use search by product category, manufacturer, and product name by accessing or login in to an online account. (See below for steps on how to access an account.)
For more information visit:

https://www.geisinger.org/-/media/OneGeisinger/Files/PDFs/Geisinger-Gold/Member-Newsletters/Geisinger-Gold-Member-Update_Winter2016.pdf?la=en&hash=EA24C613E7054C0B7EB3252EC86468168EC0662E OR https://www.geisinger.org/-/media/member%20portal/pdfs/member%20update%20newsletters/spring%202016/geisinger%20gold%20member%20update_spring2016

NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify the details and obtain more information.


 

Need Medicare or Health Insurance?

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: HealthManagementCorp (HMC). You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the Unsubscribe link, found at the bottom of every email. By using this form, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Choose one of the following ways to activate your Geisinger Gold / Secure Rx Over The Counter / OTC Card:

  • Call the Card Services Department at: 1-800-498-9731.
  • Visit a participating pharmacy or retailer such as:
    • Rite Aid
    • Walgreens (Please note: Walgreens is not a part of Geisinger Gold’s Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D) pharmacy network. Therefore, any prescriptions filled at Walgreen’s will not be covered by your benefit. Only OTC items will be covered.)
    • Walmart
    • Dollar General
    • Family Dollar
    • CVS/Pharmacy
    • Go to your online account for a complete list of locations. You will not need a prescription. You do not have to visit the pharmacy window. Just take your items to the front checkout lanes. When you are checking out, swipe the card for payment. All of the approved items will automatically be deducted from your card balance up to the allowable amount. Any remaining balance will be listed at the bottom of your receipt and can be used up until the next benefit period starts. 
Can I shop online with OTC card?

Yes, view the steps provided below.

Activate the card online.
  • Below is a step by step guide.


What you will need to have on hand to activate a card online:

  • Have Your Medicare Member Plan ID card number
  • Your OTC card number found on the front of the card
  • The Date of Birth of the eligible member

Follow these easy steps below need to access the if you are a NEW MEMBER who needs to activate their card online:

 

 

Sign In / Register / Enroll to your Geisinger OTC / Over The Counter Online Account

Follow the easy steps below to create a new account:

  1. Visit this link on your device or go to: https://geisinger.nationsotc.com/login or NationsOTC.com/geisinger
  2. Type in your Member Benefit Card Number in the field provided.
  3. Click on the “Login” button.
  4. Continue to move forward and provide all the required information to create your new account.

If your registration has been completed successfully, you will be forwarded to your account details. Then you can manage or review your account details.

Follow these easy steps below if you need to access a current account:

  1. Visit this link on your device or go to: NationsOTC.com/geisinger
  2. Type in your Member Benefit Card Number in the field provided.
  3. Click on the “Login” button.
  4. Manage your online account.

 

 

NOTE BEFORE ACTIVATION:

Be sure to only activate your card on the effective date / start date of your plan. If you activate it any sooner, it may be activated under your previous plan.

TIP:

Unused balances will automatically expire at the end of each benefit period or upon disenrollment from the plan so be sure to use the full amount before the period ends. Again, any allowance money left on the card at the end of each quarter will expire. It does not carry over to the next quarter.

  1. Visit this link on your preferred device.
  2. Type in your 16 or 19 digit card number into the field provided.
  3. Click on the “Go” button.
  4. Continue to move forward and provide all the required information to complete the activation.

What to find out what is all covered / eligible?

  1. Visit this link on your preferred internet browser.
  2. Once you are inside the member-specific area, click on “Product” in the upper blue bar. It will bring up the Eligible Products searchable list. 
  3. From the “Retailers” drop down menu on the right, choose the store where you want to search (either Walgreens, Walmart or Rite Aid).

NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify the details and obtain more information.

What can I buy with nations OTC card?

You can order over the counter health and wellness products with home delivery at no cost. Access hundreds of brand names and generic health and wellness items.

Items like:
  • Acid controllers, liquids and tablets
  • Adult aspirin and pain relief
  • Allergy, sinus & combination liquids and tablets
  • Supplements, herbals and botanicals (e.g., echinacea, ginseng)
  • Cough, cold & flu liquids and tablets
  • Denture/dental care: floss, toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Digestive aids (probiotics and prebiotics)
  • Ear drops and eye wash
  • Foot care: corn/callus/bunion pads and removers, antifungal powder/cream/liquid/spray
  • Handheld shower head, shower bars and handles
  • Heart health & essential fatty acids (e.g., fish oil, flax, GLA)
  • Laxatives: stool softeners and fiber supplements
  • Mobility safety: stair rails and stair treads
  • Somoking deterrents
  • Vaporizers and humidifiers
  • Vitamins and minerals


You Can Also Download the Free App Today:

Reasons you should download and use the app:

  • Find and locate participating retailers.
  • Check on your card balance.
  • View and verify which items are eligible.
  • View discounts available by scanning the barcode with the app.
NOTE:

Log in using the same website login ID and password. If you are not yet signed up, click “Sign Up” on your mobile device to begin the process.

 

Geisinger Over-the-Counter (OTC) Catalog Download:

Geisinger Over-the-Counter (OTC) Video Summary: